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Dolichopterus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Dolichopteridae

Taxonomy
Dolichopterus is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Dolichopteridae.

It was assigned to Eurypterida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dolichopteridae by Dunlop et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Dolichopterus Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Dolichopterus Dunlop et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
RankNameAuthor
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderStylonurinaDiener 1924
superfamilyStylonuroideaDiener 1924
familyDolichopteridaeKjellesvig-Waering and Stromer 1952
genusDolichopterus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available